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Administrator 09/28/2022

IT infrastructure has been evolving recently, prompted by the changing IT environments forced on users by the pandemic. Hyper convergent infrastructures (“HCI”) had been evolving since the millennium with the start of the explosion in virtualisation.   In short, HCI is an IT Infrastructure that is a combination of servers and storage that consolidates new and […]

Administrator 07/21/2022

The security and reliability of an organisation’s IT infrastructure is critical for business operations. Most businesses with a mature IT infrastructure often have an assortment of equipment and software from different suppliers. A lack of standardisation can complicate day-to-day operations and the development of new systems. It adds costs and complexity to IT Services even […]

Administrator 04/15/2022

Over the last two years or so, many organisations have moved to the Cloud, often outsourcing the IT operations to a managed service provider (“MSP”).   The extent of the outsourcing will depend on the arrangements with the MSP, but will always involve two distinct elements, management of the local and remote IT Infrastructure: Full outsourcing […]

Administrator 04/04/2022

Reliance on legacy IT infrastructure is holding back many organizations and preventing them from reaching their business potential. It is also a major hindrance to digital transformation. Ripping out and replacing the existing IT infrastructure is not the easy answer. It’s a lot more complicated than that. A big part of the problem is that […]

Administrator 03/02/2022

The last couple of years has seen a radical shift in IT infrastructure and strategies following the effects of the pandemic.   Many have moved to an online e-commerce platform and others have opened up access to their systems to suppliers and customers.  Working from home has also played a major part in shifting the focus […]

Administrator 11/10/2021

Managed Server Providers (‘MSP’) and in-house IT departments see Server Monitoring as a key function to be carried out continuously. Many already have monitoring programmes in place to maintain service levels and keep an eye out for hardware or software issues. Clearly, aiming for best practice will help achieve optimal service provision, and here are […]

Administrator 10/06/2021

The pandemic and the subsequent changes in the business environment has, for many, moved them from bricks-and-mortar outlets to e-commerce as their prime source of income. This has meant that the organisation’s Web presence is key to its business strategy. In turn, the management of their web presence and the associated IT infrastructure becomes vital.   […]

Administrator 05/06/2021

In both the in-house and managed service provider (“MSP”) environments, managing and monitoring performance is a key task.  Every IT department should have a performance monitoring strategy. In a typical IT environment, the service that a customer receives is dependent on: Server performance, measured by a server monitor; The overall server performance is defined by […]